Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Throx Socks Review & Giveaway - Throx Socks Not Just For Kids!

I recently received a set of Throx Socks to review and the set that I received was the Crimson and Wavy Gold, pictured below:


Yes, those are really my feet.  I wear a size 8-1/2 women's shoe by the way.  What I really liked about Throx Socks was all of the festive patterns.  Touted as the 'cure for the missing sock', what did I think of that?  Well, you might notice I took a picture of the Throx socks with one on each foot.  I, um, was unable to immediately locate the triplet sock, so.... what do I think?  I think it is a really good thing that these things come in threes so I could at least make a pair!

What did my 9 year old think?  She's begging me for these socks.  Really, truly.  The folks at Throx sent me some extra sets to giveaway, and she's been eying them and just asked me (for the fiftieth time) if she could please just have that blue pair (sic)?  Sorry charlie!  Those are for the giveaway.  I'll have to get her her own!

I did wash and wear these a few times and the only things that I would note was that they shrunk just a little bit and there was a little bit of piling at the heel after one wash and wear.  Here's a picture of the sock before I put it on my foot:


Of course, seeing that sock shrink to more of a kid-sized sock made my 9 year old grin with glee thinking she'd get this set of socks.  Nope!  These are stretchy socks and they stretched right back over my big feet and didn't even feel tight.

Buy Throx:    If you want to buy some Throx Socks, they come in a variety of styles, including thigh high!  Take a look at the styles that Throx Socks has to offer - I bet something will catch your eye.  Think Christmas too because these would make awesome (and fun) stocking stuffers for someone.  Want to save a little bit of money?  Throx Socks has offered me an exclusive code.  Just enter MAKING ENDS MEET in the special instructions when you check out to get a bonus set of Throx Socks when you order 2 or more sets.  You  do have to order two to get this deal, so make sure you have two sets of Throx Socks in your cart.

Win yourself some Throx!  I know you want to win some of these, and as I said, they sent me some to giveaway.  Sorry, I can't guarantee specific styles Two Winners will receive a random set (yes, they are sets and not pairs since there are 3 of them) mailed by yours truly via the post office.  This giveaway ends on August 20 at 11:59 PM and the winner will be chosen by Random.org on August 21.  If you are a winner, you need to email me back within 48 hours to provide me shipping address.  You must leave me an email address in your comment so that I can notify you if you are randomly chosen to win a set of Throx.  U.S. only since I have to mail these and you must be 18 or older.

I personally liked the Wavy Cotton Candy and Yipes Stripes Purple for my daughter.  She's still begging me, by the way....

Here's what you need to do to enter:

1)  Mandatory Entry  - Visit Throx Socks and let me know which two styles you liked the best.  Come back and leave a comment.

Bonus Entries (leave comment for each):

2)  Become my Google Friend.  If you are already friends,  just let me know and leave your user name.
3)  Follow me on Twitter.  A girl can never have too many Twitter friends!  If you already follow, leave your twitter handle in your comment.
4)  Tweet about this giveaway and come back to leave a link to your Twitter status showing your tweet. You can tweet this:  Cure your missing sock problem.  Win a set of Throx Socks at Making Ends Meet! http://tinyurl.com/296y29t
5)  Subscribe to my blog (middle side bar - subscribe in your favorite reader)

That's it!  Good luck and don't forget... there will be two winners!


Disclosure:  Throx Socks provided me with a set of Throx Socks at no cost to me for the purpose of review.  I did not receive compensation for making this blog post.  The opinions stated herein are 100% my own, or those of my 9 year old who really, really wants her own set.
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